[clug] case-insensitive file system

David Gibson david at gibson.dropbear.id.au
Wed Jun 16 01:19:47 GMT 2004

On Wed, Jun 16, 2004 at 11:05:47AM +1000, Bill Clarke wrote:
> David Gibson wrote, On 16/06/04 10:54:
> > No, it's really not a trivial task in userspace.  The only way to do a
> > case-insensitve lookup from userspace is list and scan the entire
> > directory manually.  Ugly and slow.
> not if the file names are only stored lower- (or upper-) case.

True enough.  I was assuming a case-insensitive, but case-preserving

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